Expert Blog Posts

  1. November 20, 2012

    Exercise a good prescription for cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors improve quality of life and long term outcomes by keeping active, adding some exercise to daily routine. 13 comments
  2. November 17, 2012

    Connecting to your inner spirit helps with cancer diagnosis

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Use your spiritual values and belief system to reframe your cancer diagnosis and find meaning and purpose in life. 12 comments
  3. November 3, 2012

    Oral chemotherapy — not just any ordinary pill

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Oral chemotherapy is becoming more and more common. Follow instructions closely and watch for unique side effects. 29 comments
  4. September 1, 2012

    Compassionate use of experimental drugs possible in cancer treatment

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. If strict criteria are met, you can be granted permission to try experimental drugs for cancer treatment. 5 comments
  5. July 28, 2012

    Gardening restores the body and soul

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Gardening offers cancer survivors the opportunity to get some exercise, stay healthy and nourish the soul. A garden gives back, too, with beauty and bounty. 17 comments
  6. June 23, 2012

    Cancer survivor caregivers give crucial support, and need support

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Stress, anxiety can take toll on caregivers. Make sure to take care of yourself, and get support from others. 6 comments
  7. May 26, 2012

    Yoga helps cancer survivors with overall well-being

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Yoga can help cancer survivors overcome lack of energy and fatigue. 22 comments
  8. May 19, 2012

    Cancer survivors celebrate special day

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Cancer survivors gather with hope to inspire each other on their journey with cancer. 0 comments
  9. March 10, 2012

    Skin, hair care concern cancer survivors

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Dealing with physical, emotional impact of cancer treatment is difficult. Working on your appearance can bring a sense of comfort and normality. 21 comments
  10. March 3, 2012

    Connect with spiritual side on cancer journey

    By Sheryl M. Ness, R.N. Diagnosis of cancer brings a spiritual journey for many. Consider what's important and meaningful to you. 25 comments
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